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Projects in Wisconsin


Idling Management
State/Local Authorized Programs
  • Milwaukee County provided $24,400 in matching funds for the purchase on 10 natural gas vehicles for General Mitchell Airport.

  • State of Wisconsin contributed $166,000 toward Truck Stop Electrofication projects at locations throughout the State.
Clean School BusFunds
  • U.S. EPA awarded funds to the The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) in 2003. NSTA administered a subgrant program for clean diesel replacement and retrofit and use of ultra low sulfur diesel fuel. Two Subgrants were issued to the School District of Kettle Morain and Arrowhead Union High School (WI) and Dousman Transport Company. They retrofitted 20 buses with catalysts and closed crankcase ventilation filtration systems.
  • U.S. EPA awarded $291,470 to Madison Metropolitan School District with 2005 funds. Approximately 253 diesel-fueled buses will be retrofitted with diesel oxidation catalysts and 47 buses with closed crankcase ventilation systems. The project will take place in southern Wisconsin and a number of school districts will participate.
National Funds
  • As a part of the National Clean Diesel Campaign, EPA awarded in 2005 $100,000 to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (with $83,000 in matching local funds) to retrofit 30 to 50 pieces of construction equipment.

  • EPA awarded $99,000 to the City of Milwaukee to retrofit 75 city garbage trucks with catalysts.
Regional Geographic/Great Cities Funds
Department of Transportation or Congestion, Mitigation, and Air Quality (CMAQ) Funds
  • As a result of USEPA's Milwaukee Air Toxics project, there will be $970,000 in CMAQ funds for oxidation catalysts for over 700 school buses in the Southeast Wisconsin ozone, non-attainment area. Other funding sources included the WI Department of Transporation and private donations.

  • The State of Wisconsin received $97,600 (with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Milwaukee County levaraging funds) for the purchase of 10 natural gas vehicles for General Mitchell Airport.
  • The State was provided $664,000 (with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources levaraging funds)to introduce Truck Stop Electrofication projects at various locations thoughout the State.
Supplemental Environment Projects (SEP)
  • Mercury Marine has agreed to give $107,750 to finance the retrofitting of City of Fond du Lac municipal vehicles with catalysts.
Privately Funded Projects
  • Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. is voluntarily retrofitting 32 of its fleet vehicles with catalysts. The affected trucks range in model year from 2001-05.

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